Category Archives: Video

The Act of Seeing with One’s Own Eyes

by Alex Southey

Ed Atkins, A Primer for Cadavers, 2011 Video still

Ed Atkins, A Primer for Cadavers, 2011 (video still)

The title of this article is also the title of Contemporary Art Gallery’s current exhibition that I just attended. The gallery’s lobby is fairly plain and although BC Binning Gallery one hallway over is as well, it is artistic in itself. Rugs are laid out across a black floor, and the only light in the room comes from the screen consistently showing one video submission after another. There are chairs on the left and right side of the room, and a long couch at the back. Continue reading

Draw Down Video: Behind the Scenes

by Yasmine Whaley-Kalaora

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Draw Down Vancouver is an annual hands-on drawing event that happens across the city in celebration of drawing.  It challenges preconceptions about drawing and works to connect everyone with the making of art.  This year Vancouver Draw Down is happening on Saturday, June 14th in multiple venues across Vancouver, Canada. Continue reading

Beau Dick: Hamat’sa Dance

Beau Dick’s mask, on exhibit at Satellite Gallery until March 29, 2014, is not just a work of art or an object for display. It was created for and danced during a Hamat’sa dance at the artist’s potlatch in 2010. We would like to thank Beau Dick for generously sharing this video clip of the mask as it is ceremonially presented in the community bighouse at Alert Bay.  Continue reading